Stevens Institute of Technology - Department of Computer Science

CS615 Pre-Lecture Questionnaire - Package Management

Please help us make this class as productive as possible by filling in this short pre-lecture questionnaire.


Please enter your full name:

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Give three examples of where you might find firmware:

Try to provide a concise description of what comprises an "Operating System".
Where do you draw the boundary between the "core OS" and (optional) "add-on software"?

Have you ever installed an OS from scratch? What kind? What did the process entail?

Which package manager(s) do you have experience using?
Have you created packages of software for use with a package manager before?

What, in your opinion, are the three biggest advantages of using a package manager?